Latest Planned Parenthood Stories

2014-07-11 23:09:18

Karen Middleton, Executive Director of NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado and Vicki Cowart, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains gave the following statement on the fact Senator Mark Udall and Representative Diana DeGette were in Washington, DC today to introduce legislation overriding the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision and keeping bosses out of women’s birth control decisions. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Karen Middleton, Executive Director of NARAL...

2014-05-31 23:08:28

ENC Valet Parking to provide parking for Sacramento and Napa fundraisers. Napa, California (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 ENC Valet Parking is excited to be the valet parking service of choice for two fundraising events, one for Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific, a Northern California affiliate of America’s most trusted provider of reproductive health care. Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific’s Stand UP! fundraiser will be held on May 31 and will be an evening of celebration at the beautiful...

2014-04-01 08:26:47

National "GYT: Get Yourself Tested" Campaign Successfully Reaching Youth to Increase STD Awareness and Testing, According to New Study NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The sixth annual national GYT: Get Yourself Tested campaign will kick off on Tuesday, April 1, in honor of National STD Awareness Month, with on-air, online, and on-the-ground activities across the country. GYT is designed to promote sexual health and address the disproportionately high rates of sexually...

2014-03-27 20:21:44

"An all-woman panel of judges understood that common-sense limits on abortion are both legal and desirable for protecting women from abortion industry abuses," said AUL's Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest applauded a decision by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in which a Texas regulation of chemical abortion drugs and requirements for hospital admitting privileges were upheld,...

2014-03-27 08:34:33

New Advocacy Grants Will Strengthen Reproductive Health Rights in Nicaragua, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Uganda NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the launch of a multi-faceted $50 million reproductive health program to prevent maternal deaths and help more women freely and safely make decisions about when to have children. At the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning, Michael R. Bloomberg committed $50 million to Family Planning 2020...

2014-02-27 08:30:38

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tewodros Melesse, Director-General of the London-based International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), has posted a blog on the Huffington Post, urging supporters of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) rights to renew their fight around the Globe in the wake of recent setbacks. Recent human rights infringements and discriminatory government actions in Australia, Nigeria, Uganda and Russia have led IPPF to reassert its...

2014-02-19 08:27:03

Online Social Learning Network Adds Author Gloria Feldt to Its Dynamic Platform PHOENIX, Ariz., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- sageCrowd, the online social learning network for personal & professional development, announced that Gloria Feldt Take the Lead Women Channel is open for advance registration. Take The Lead channel offers women concepts and skills to help them move into leadership roles. The lessons are based on Feldt's book 'No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We...

2014-01-07 16:25:44

U.S. overall receives "C-" second year in a row Only 17 states receive "B-"or higher; 13 states receive failing grade Detailed reports and releases on each state at http://populationinstitute.org/reportcard/ WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Population Institute today released its second annual report card on reproductive health and rights in the U.S., and the results were not encouraging. Thirteen states receive a failing grade, and the U.S. as a whole received a...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'